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accused of shooting an unarmed teenager. the case is making national headlines. >>erica: right now things are not too bad in the weather department. we do have a little bit of a fog developing among the clothes line. 50 we could see temperatures flirted with the 70 degree mark. cloud cover as we head into the evening. a quick look at where numbers will go into the afternoon. los 60s along the coastline. we will have more on the extended forecast flat and when we will see what weatherford. off >>george: we are not
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watching any major problems, hot spots or unusual delays or slowdowns. the bay bridge westbound is still pretty light. for the most part, light conditions around the bay area >>darya: a developing story in the morgan hill where the search resumes for missing sierra lamar flick investigators believe was kidnapped. yesterday the sheriff's department said died teams to nearby waterways looking for clues. they did not find anything. so they want to search the water as a part of their investigation. the high-school sophomore vanished on march 16th purify will tran and is in a
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morgan hill this morning waiting for the search to resume. what is the best guess this morning about the water search? fan of right now there's no guessing as far as volunteers are concerned. right behind me, you can see volunteers showing up. . so far, no results have come back. it is something they're looking into.
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there are possibly to the 50 or more registered sex offenders within-5 mi. radius of sierras home. they want to cross off that on their list as well. we have a representative from the klaaskids foundation to tell us what they plan to do. >> good morning. we have additional searching and expanding the search area and going back into the 5 mi. radius and beginning to look in some areas a little bit harder with additional resources. >>will: have you located anything? >> at research team has come up with different clues that they have founder they believe are clues and it is up to law enforcement to work through those clues.
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it will >> what is your thoughts on the fbi conducted a polygraph tests? >> very often they come in and run a parallel investigation. they bring in their own calligraphers to bring in and ask questions that may not have been asked before. >>will: coming up at 7:30 a.m. we will hear from the mother of sierra lamar. >>justine: here is what is happening in the kron4 news from, a man on his way to sfo from philadelphia international caused a security scare this morning. police are saying best had an unknown homemade device in his carry-on bag.
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a federal law enforcement official says if there is no early indication of terrorism and the tsa has. no flights were delayed. we're still gathering information on this developing story in double keep you posted. >>mark: the man accused of killing five people could face the death penalty if convicted. here is video of him in court yesterday, he was arrested on sunday after a body was found inside of a home on friday. officials believe he knew his victims and they say the crime scene was so gruesome and complex that it today's to identify the victims and suspects. there is worth as some others on the officers are
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seeking counseling because of the gruesome murder scene. our cameras caught exclusive video of investigators gathering evidence from the crime scene yesterday. >>darya: you can see a little bit of sunshine as we are waiting for more sunshine this afternoon. the clouds will stick around that they will not bring any rain until probably friday or saturday. sweetheart. we need to talk.
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>>darya: we have new surveillance video of the man who shot and killed treyvon martin in florida. this is video as police brought and george zimmerman who fired the fatal shots. this was right after the shooting. issues the neighborhood watch volunteers getting out of the car, you d.c. police looking at the back of his neck. he says he comfort -- suffered a cut in the that he had a broken nose. he claims that it was self- defense that led to the shooting. in the meantime we're hearing from zimmerman father as well. >> treyvon martin said something to the effect of, you are going to die now or die tonight, something to
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that effect. >> he continued to beat george and at some point george pulled his pistol and did what he did. >> zimmerman has not been arrested and some suspect he targeted martin because he was black. zimmerman says he acted in self-defense. movie director spike lee is apologizing for making a mistake in this case, apologizing to a florida couple, he steered people to their home. they had to leave their home because so many people showed up. he put their address on twitter thinking that this was george zimmerman is home. >> after the break, the
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latest on wall street. gruebel talk about a bay area stock that has been soaring. a live look at the golden gate. a lot of clouds the traffic moving smoothly.
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>>darya: we are keeping our eyes on wall street, in particular, annie's.
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david calloway, editor in chief of marketwatch.com is here this. stock has been soaring this week. >> if yes. it was a surprising jump. this has always been a popular company. they started in 1989. it is the latest in a big wave of bay area good showings for a company that is non attack which is healthy for the industry. >>mark: we had a big rally on monday, but the third losing day in a row. >> we have had three good months of stock increases.
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the saying on wall street is historically, the market's best six months are the winter months. the fact that we have seen annie's job like this, there is going to be interest coming up in the facebook ipo. and it twitter when they finally go. the shows that people are still interested. i think the desire is out there for people to buy these stocks. >>darya: with cafe press, you are able to design stuff online and print them out? >> yes. a price higher than expected. >>darya: optimistic about bay area stocks. as you can see, wall street
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in general is down 60 right now. >>mark: and decision 2012 and is rick santorum is coming to the bay area today for fund raising. he will be at the jelly belly factory in fairfield. he plans on discussing health care reform at a rally that is open to the public and will be followed by a private fund-raising reception at the factory. tickets start at 1000. later in the evening he will be holding another private fund-raiser at a private home in alamo. before heading to california. he was in wisconsin campaigning ahead of the state's primary next tuesday. while there he said he worries about the republican party. the >> when i looked at with the fever was, the one that was less by their establishments, it became very clear to me that we're going to make a very serious
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mistake. he is uniquely disqualified to make the case against obama. >> mitt romney has picked up another key endorsement from marco rubio says it is increasingly clear that romney will become the republican nominee and it is time for the other gop contenders to step down. he is a first-time setup for tea party favor whose name has been floated as a possible vice presidential nominee. he says he is not adjusted. a new poll shows the president holding a double- digit lead over both mitt romney and santorum in a hypothetical general election match up. according to a poll if the election was held today the president would get 54 percent of the vote ranis 43% matched against santorum, obama would receive 55 percent of the vote. >>darya: we want to get a look at the weather.
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the sun is up. it is a little degree but we will see more sunshine. >>erica: you would not know it judging by some of our camera shots. we do have great conditions overlooking the golden gate. most locations in the '40's and '50's. we have fog in the north bay along the coastline. we have recently lost a few degrees for those communities along the delta. in looks like san jose is reporting 47 degree to buttress. 47 for those in sunnyvale. looking ahead into the afternoon we do have breaks of sunshine with partly cloudy conditions in temperatures for the most part will get into the '60s. it is going to feel like spring out there with plenty of sunshine. the looks like pleasanton
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and sunnyvale are flirting with the 70 degree mark. a little bit cooler along the coastline. los 60s for downtown san francisco and daly city with a little more cloud cover here. no problems in the south bay. the more inland you push and further south you go you will pick up warmer temperatures. as we turn our attention to the evening the cloud cover will roll back in. temperatures will drop back down into the 50s. your 7 day around the bay forecast shows warm conditions today with the warmest day of the week on tap for tomorrow. we could see 70's on the board and then we do have big changes into the overnight hours. the rain will pick up approaching from the north bay first. while most of us are slipping will pick up scattered showers along the coastline and portions of the east bay. that will continue to develop as we wake up on
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saturday morning. past that it looks like we are in store for better conditions, partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the '60s. let's get a look at whether. >>george: we are starting to see some slowing to walnut creek out of pleasant hill. first, let's take a look at the bay bridge westbound. the back of riches to the 880 over crossing. a moderate back up, a 14-16 minute drive time this morning for the westbound bay bridge commute. on the san mateo bridge we have had pretty good conditions with no problems either eastbound or westbound. i mentioned some stolen on 680 southbound. we could have a hot spot developing. a minor accident was reported around geary in the southbound direction buried near the truck scales. it has already been cleared.
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it is sluggish southbound on 680. westbound 580 traffic is still have the out of the alta month has been delivered more but that is no surprise. 680 south looks pretty good. 101 is still doing really well this morning. the slow traffic does not begin until you pass the interchange. in marin county the right time is up to 29 minutes from novato to the golden gate. >>darya: the other big number this morning, and a half billion dollars, that is what is up for grabs in the mega millions the jackpot. that has everyone considering purchasing a ticket. jackie sissel is an emeryville, how many tickets are you buying?
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>>jackie: to tell you the truth i have not even the purchase a ticket yet. it is lotto fever here in the bay area. we have been talking to customers all morning long. everyone is buying tickets right now. chances are one of his 76 million-one but that is good for most people out here. >> anytime the lottery gets above 2 million, i have to try. when it is a half billion, i have to give it to try and hopefully win.
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>> everyone is out here buying tickets right now. these folks in emeryville said they have had a flood of people buy tickets and it is expected to get worse as you get closer to the drawing. >>mark: if you do realize the you are five other times more likely to get struck by lightning. we will be right back as the kron4 news continues. a lot of cloud cover around the bay area, especially in the north bay. we will be right back.
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>>darya: investigators believe sierra lamar was kidnapped. five teams were sent out
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yesterday looking in the water but did not find anything. the man suspected of killing five people in this the san francisco home will be arraigned on murder charges. he was supposed to be arraigned yesterday but that was delayed because his brother could be a witness. there is news surveillance video that shows george zimmerman, the man who shot and killed unarmed teenager named treyvon martin. it shows them arriving at the police station in handcuffs. the question is whether he had any bruises or damages after what he says is a fight where he was firing in self-defense. we want to get a quick minute of weather and traffic. >>erica: right is now, we are dealing with fog in the north bay and along the coastlines. calm conditions, and judging by the looks of the fog, you would not know that. a good mix of sun and
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clouds, temperatures could actually reach the upper 60s. as we headed to the evening the clouds will roll back in covering the entire bay area with temperatures in the '50s. here is a look at the afternoon highs. finally feels like spring furiously will see sunshine, especially as his head in linden and to the south. it is time for a check on the morning to meet with george v. >>george: fancily we are not tracking any hot spots. the 680 traffic leading south is already improving. let's start with a check on the bridges. the bay bridge westbound is now backed up to was to grant. if a fairly typical day, 16- 18 minutes is the effort to drive time out of the macarthur maze. if you're headed for the san mateo bridge there is no surprise.
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that is good news. it should only take about 14 minutes to cross the bridge. your trip to marin county north coming to the distance from the wheel drive. southbound traffic across the span is on the drive time is approaching 33 minutes. >>mark: we have been following the disappearance of the 15 year old sierra lamar. investigators believe that she was kidnapped. the sheriff's department said five teams into nearby waterways looking for any clues that have not found anything. investigators say they did not have a specific reason to search the areas, they just wanted to make sure they have the waterway's checked. a high-school sophomore vanished as she was headed to her bus stop located a quarter of a mile from her home. will tran has been following the case from the very
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beginning in this live in morgan hill where volunteers look -- volunteers will be out searching again today. >>will: you can see them behind me, many of them are here from previous days but they want to continue through sunday. if here is the latest on this case. the fbi is also a part of the investigation and doing a polygraph tests. they have reclassified this case to days ago from a missing persons case to kidnapping. then, for the first time we're hearing from marlene lamar talking about the abduction and a plea to whoever is holding her daughter.
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>> i would like to cut out eight cleave to whoever is holding my daughter against her will. we understand there may have been events that have led you to this situation and i understand that things can happen, things spiral out of control and get out of hand and you do not know what to do. we are now focusing on getting you in trouble. we just want to end this nightmare.
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>>will: volunteers say they are not giving up until they find sierra. more news when we come back for. a little theater as a folk where a man accidentally left fireworks inside of his carry-on bag. we are hearing it now that he was about to board a united flight into the flight will arrive at and settle at 9:20 a.m.. the 29 year old man says that he forgot he had fireworks in his backpack. sources are saying that he had three different am-in the fireworks and a canister containing black aluminum powder that was wrapped in black electrical tape with a
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lighter. that was all that was found in his backpack. he is in custody with the tsa. officials are saying that there's no indication of terrorism. we are expecting a flight to arrive at as a fall at 9:20 a.m.. >>darya: the man suspected of killing five people in the san francisco home will be arraigned today on murder charges. he is facing five murder charges with special circumstances which means he could face the death penalty if convicted. he was arrested on sunday, officials said the crime scene was so grisly that it took days to identify the victims hand responding officers are seeking counseling. he was supposed to be arraigned yesterday but that was delayed because his brother may be a witness.
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he was arrested on sunday for violating probation. our cameras caught this exclusive video of investigators on the scene of trying to gather more evidence. several items were put into evidence bags including cigarette containers. those will be processed for possible dna. >>mark: be a miracle supported liberties union says that the fbi spied on muslim citizens. according to records obtained, the fbi used its muslim average program to obtain evidence on religious activities. the u.s. privacy act says that they are prohibited from maintaining records of how people practice their religion. the aclu lawyers say the document shows violations of that law but the fbi says their activities or creed. >>darya: we're back with more in a couple of minutes. gary is coming up, state and
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for that. we'll have more sports news. let's take a live look outside as we wait for more sunshine. this
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>>darya: we have new video of a dangerous wild fire burning in jefferson county colorado. you can see the glow of red and a thick smoke as the family is in the car, there is a man driving his children to safety, you can hear the panic from the kids, they did get away and are okay, but there are two people who died. there is one woman still missing. firefighters say it started as a controlled burn that got out of hand. >>mark: house republicans are ready to approve a 3.5 trillion dollar budget that proposes cuts from food stamps, transportation and medicare.
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it doesn't raise taxes on the ridge. the budget bill is expected to pass in the house of representatives but this is mostly a symbolic votes as the bill has virtually no chance of passing in the senate. >>darya: we will be back with gary radnich in a couple of minutes and also a look at your neighborhood weather and traffic. traffic is moving pretty well it is gray outside, we will see a little sunshine.
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the mix of sun and clouds. mild-warm conditions with a couple of locations actually reaching 70 degrees. into tomorrow, that will be the warmest day of the week. we do anticipate what conditions saturday morning. more on that in your extended forecast. here's a look at numbers right outside the door. future cast 4 critics in the next hour we will continue to see a mix of '50s and '60s. and it looks like we will see an abundance of it 60s for most of the bay area. here is a breakdown of numbers neighborhood by neighborhood.
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along the coastline, more cloud cover for places like san francisco and into santa rosa. looking at satellite and radar we do have rain in northern california. i do think that will skirt the bay area and continue to push its way to the east. as we take a look at the 7 day around the bay forecast, warm and sunny conditions will persist for the rest of the work week. time for a check on the morning commute with george. >>george: we are not yet tracking any hot spots. we do not have much in the way of slow traffic.
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>>george: the ride on 80 is lighter than usual, so is a westbound 24. southbound 680, pockets of slow traffic, but no real surprises there. it is still lighter than usual on 280, 85 and 101 through the south bay. the north bay right, a 32-35 minutes. >>darya: let's talk about sports with gary.
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are you there? >>gary: ready to roll. >>darya: we were talking about the oakland a's home opener in japan that and we use so much, faced with this series. they won the game 4-1 with the mariners. >>darya: the move to the time of 2 to 05 a.m.. >>darya: much better. >>gary: the one thing the oakland a's have been lacking, one of lincecum pitches, everyone is interested, before that when barry bonds came to the plague people were interested, they have not had a guy like that for a while. >>darya: the sharks, i love how they lost one and fall from first place to eighth place but are still in the running. we will keep our eyes on that, that will go up and down every day.
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>>gary: there are five games left. we had a shark announce on yesterday and he said, in the history of the hockey league, there has never been a finnish with there were some of the teams still with a chance. >>darya: has there ever been a guy in the hall of fame like nelson? he is the wedding is yet, he has never been the coach that took the team to get a title. >>gary: for those who are not on his side, he did not win a trip to egypt. there is another guy, jerry sloan from utah, he has coached for over 20 years, he has never won a 80 bit should be there. the thing about nelson, whenever you get an award is political. there are people in there that may not like you. the thing with nelson was, if you look at his background, every place he has been, he has gotten paid
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for a couple of years of not working sometimes. he always would want to fulfill its contracts, but maybe he got tired, wanted to leave or did not care for the honor. that is the one thing they say, he always made sure he got his money. some people do not like that. if you are the winningest coach of all time, you deserve to be in the hall of fame. >>darya: you talk about political, what about this decision, what is agusta going to do as we're coming towards the masters? we all know the rules, they're very clear cut, you have to have the green jacket and the caddie, should this woman be allowed in? she is the ceo of ibm. every other ceo has been allowed in. >>gary: i do not know the story.
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>>darya: the masters is sponsored by ibm, the ceo has always been invited but in this case, a woman became the ceo. >>gary: some people might say it is a private club, but as an outsider, i am not a club member, it is 2012! good grief! if a woman wants to go to the bed, let her go. >>darya: they are allowed to go and play that they cannot be members. >>gary: my question is, if they do not want you, what we want to be there? you can go around and around but again, it is 2012! >>darya: we open this can of worms with the mouth to mouth feeding. >>gary: that was a rather
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ugly. >>darya: as a parent, would you think about this, a skydiver allowing his two year-old take a tandem jump with him. he let his three year-old girl last year, ever since, the two year-old has been clamoring to go. by the way, this is not the kid. we did this just to give you the idea. the guy back stock because there was such a firestorm of criticism. darya >>gary: from afar, wide make their risk? >>darya: not only that, they are saying it is not good for his development. he is 2 years old. he took his three-year old last year. >>gary: i do not think the two year-old will run away from home because daddy did not let him sky dive.
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>>darya: it does make the mouth to mouth beating a safer and better choice. >>gary: ion the wrong guy, my initial reaction is go to work, do your job, come home, supportive family, go to george -- the church. do something as opposed to skydiving. how about 18, when they can make their own decisions. >>darya: 7:54 a.m., we will be right back.
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>>mark: we're watching bay area weather, a slight chance of a sprinkle later today. we will have rain developing tomorrow evening with rain
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>>mark: think you for joining us, the stories we're following right now, divers have been brought in as the search for a missing morgan hill teenager continues. we will bring you the efforts on the search to find sierra lamar coming up. the man suspected of murdering five people in this sentences go home at his arraignment pushed back. new video showing a man accused of killing an unarmed florida teenager being led away by police in handcuffs, we will bring you
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the latest on the case making national headlines. here is a quick look at weather and traffic. >>erica: good morning, we do anticipate present conditions into the afternoon. you would not necessarily know it judging by the cameras, but we do have fog along the coastline and portion of the north bay. a lot of cloud cover keeping temperatures mild. into the afternoon, the fog will burn off. a mix of sun and clouds with temperatures ranging from mild-warm. some spots could see 70's. into the evening, temperatures could go down into the 50s. here is a look at afternoon highs. expect more conditions the more inland you go. in sunnyvale, a degree cooler, for san jose will see more clouds with low 60s in downtown san francisco. 67 for those of you in oakland. i will show you what is on tap neighborhood by neighborhood in terms of wet
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weather. let's get a check on traffic with george. >>george: we have been enjoying a good ride all morning long. it continues that way since we are not tracking any hot spots for major delays. lighter than usual traffic in a number of areas. let's start a bridge check here and give you a quick look at your ride on the upper deck of the bay bridge. traffic coming down is a very light, under 20 minutes your drive time from hercules to berkeley. if you're headed towards the nimitz, and easier than usual right southbound on the 80 towards highway 92. a 13 minute drive across the bridge. the drive time in marin county is well under 40 minutes from novato to the golden gate bridge. as you can see on the stand, an easy ride. >>mark: on to a developing story out of the war in hell, the search continues for a missing 15 year-old. investigators say sierra lamar was kidnapped.
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yesterday the sheriff's departments and dived teams into nearby waterways looking for clues but did not find anything. investigators say they did not have a specific reason to search the area, they just wanted to make sure the waterways were checked. the high-school sophomore vanished on march 16th as she was heading to her bus stop located a quarter of a mile from her home. will tran has been following the case and joins us this morning. >>will: they're expecting more volunteers today than yesterday. they want to continue doing this until they find sierra or any evidence that might lead them to her. the fbi is all over this case. they are also a part of the investigation. right now, they're doing polygraph tests on many people including family members. so far, there are no suspects mentioned.
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it wants to make sure that they get that ankle covered. they're also talking to noncriminal and parolees in the area along with a registered sex offenders. " they did that a day or so after sierra disappeared. they also want to check that off. in the meantime, you can see people showing up. the surge coordinators' will speak to them to let them know what to do and what not to do. what are you here sir? >> it is the right thing to do. >>mark: i am terribly sorry, we seem to have lost his microphone, we will continue with more as the search is getting underway, we will check out with updates throughout the morning. >>justine: some new
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information on that 29 year old man who was detained this morning in philadelphia as he tried to come to sfo because he has some sort of unknown device in his carry- on bag, it caused quite a security scare. the man was from pennsylvania. he is saying that he accidentally left the fireworks in his backpack. sources are saying he had three different am-80 fireworks in a container along with black aluminum powder or wrapped in black electrical tape into a lighter. all that was found in his backpack. he said he was stagnating fireworks over the weekend and forgot there were in his backpack. a federal law enforcement official says there is no early indication of terrorism if all of the tsa has detained the man for further questioning. there were no delayed flights but we are waiting and watching for the sfo flight to arrive. stay with us for more.
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>>mark: in san francisco, the man suspected of killing five people inside of a whole will be arraigned on order charges today. he is facing five for murder charges the special circumstances that could make him eligible for the death penalty. here is video of him in court yesterday arrested on sunday after bodies were found inside a home, eagle's eye district. officials believe he knew the victims in the say the crime scene was gruesome and complex that it took days to identify the victims. if there is word that some law enforcement officials are seeking counseling because of the crime scene was a gruesome. here is video of officials gathering evidence outside of the crime scene yesterday. boxes of cigarettes are also put into bags which will be processed for possible dna. a quick break as the kron4 news continues.
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>>mark: there is news surveillance video showing the man who shot and killed treyvon martin, here is video of the george zimmerman arriving at the police station that night the shooting happened. this shows the neighborhood watch volunteer getting out of the patrol car in handcuffs. his lawyer has said he
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believed he broke his nose and that it suffered a cut to the back of his head during the incident with treyvon martin. the video appears to show an officer looking at the back of his head but critics say it does not show any blood or injuries to his face. in the meantime we're hearing from the father of a zimmerman who claims that treyvon martin actually attacked zimmerman. movie director spike lee is apologizing to a florida couple who says they were forced to leave their homes after spike lee helped spread their address on twitter. this whole is in their seventies and they have assigned name william, george zimmerman but he is no relation to the shooter. spike the accidentally gave their address. he later tweet did that he deeply apologize to the mclean family for sending their address. it was a mistake, please leave them in peace. >>justine: we are now hearing from the mclean
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family who said they were terrified when reporters and hate mail started showing up on their doorstep. >> we had a reporter and cameraman at our door on sunday asking for george. we said we do not have a george that the siri and the next day, we start receiving e-mail scanned the next day, we had many cameras coming. >>justine: to avoid all of the media outside of their house, they have moved into a hotel room. they also said this morning that the to accept his apology. >>mark: here is a live look outside of a gloomy start to the date, and walnut creek we are bumper-to-bumper. it is starting to slow just we are bumper-to-bumper. it is starting to slow just pass pete, did you forget yours?
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local companies going public today. there are three ipos in the bay area this week. a half billion dollars is where the next mega million jackpot is expected to be in tomorrow's drying. that is how much money is up for grabs. everyone is considering buying a ticket. jackie sissel is watching sales in emeryville. >>jackie: those ipos are chump change. this is a half billion dollars up for grabs. no one has one's its jittery. people are going crazy. the drawing is the tomorrow night. i have been here all morning. if people have been coming in and buying lottery tickets. one man spoke -- one man for just 50 of them. he said once it got over 200 million, he would take a chance. i spoke with several customers to see what they had to say.
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>> i wait until the jackpot is larger. the odds are 2 million-one. this time i bought 50 tickets. >>jackie: if you won this, it is pretty incredible. >>mark: this is the largest jackpot in history? >> it is. it is the largest in u.s. history. there was talk that it would be 400 million plus, but we are already at a half billion.
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>>mark: the odds of winning are one in every 176 million. there are people with the theories on how to lower those odds. go to our facebook fan page to join the discussion and a share pictures of any lines that you discover to purchase tickets. >>erica: sunshine as we head into the afternoon. we have to get through the cloud cover first. from the the roof camera you can see us overlooking downtown san francisco. temperatures on the mild side. '40's and 50's on the door. we do have a fog of the north bay as well. vallejo coming in at 50, 52 in richmond, lower 50s along the coastline. forties' along the delta. as we head into the afternoon, and we will see a partly cloudy skies and breaks in sunshine. we have quite a range of temperatures, low 60s for downtown san francisco. flirted with 70's and pleasanton.
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>>erica: tomorrow will actually be the warmest day of the week. we have a couple of spots that could reach 70. overnight, we pick up another potential for wet weather. we do have another storm system making its way into the bay area, all of the green looks north of the golden gate and then it will continue to push its way southward. you will need to keep an umbrella handy for saturday. it is time for a check on the morning commute. >>george: we do not have any hot spots to report, lighter than usual traffic around
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the bay area. the ride is not as nice westbound. the back of bridges between 880 and west grand with a 80 minute drive time. your ride on the san mateo bridge has been pretty good commute with no surprises. that means good news. there are no real backups on the approach. your ride on the golden gate, 101 southbound is still a pretty easy trick. so is the right through marin county. in the ec there has been a really good ride on interstate 80 this morning. the westbound trip is lighter than usual. the south bay freeways are still lighter than usual. especially on high with 85. the north bay ride is still
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spotty from 101 itself down. the drive time is about 41 minutes of of novato to the golden gate. >>mark: rick santorum will be at the jelly belly factory in a fairfield. decanted it is holding a rally this afternoon planning on discussing health care reform. later in the evening, santorum will be at a private residence for another rally. marco rubio, the florida senator says it is increasingly clear that romney will become the republican nominee and it is time for the gop to come together. he is the first term u.s. senator anti party favor whose name has been floated as a possible vice presidential nominee but he says although he is flattered he has no interest.
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obama holds a double-digit lead over san torah mitt romney and not a hypothetical matchup poll. if the election were held today, according to the poll, obama against romney, obama would get 54 percent of the vote in 42 percent for romney. against santorum, the president would get 55 percent of the vote as opposed to 45% for santorum. a quick break as the kron4 news continues. here is a live look outside. a gloomy start today. here is a live look outside. a gloo[ female announcer ] here in california, our schools need help. the largest class size in the nation. 47th out of 50 in per-student funding. but right now, we can make history with a ballot measure to send every k-through-12 dollar straight to our schools. to every school and every child. not to sacramento. it's the only initiative that can say all that. check out our online calculator
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>>mark: a mass of a wildfire in jefferson county, colorado. firefighters are having a difficult time battling the fire. this video is from a man who was driving with his children to safety, you can
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hear the panic in the children's voices. two people have died in this fire so far and one person missing. over 20 homes had been destroyed. firefighters believe this has started as a controlled burn. authorities from the forestry division apologize for the controlled from that has spiraled out of control, killing at least two people and destroying dozens of homes. in a news around the bay, san francisco police and media are trying to figure out if a muni bus was directly involved in an accident that seriously injured a woman. she was found injured in the street after she may have been struck last night. witnesses told police that the bus was traveling south on beale street and a woman was standing on the island just south of power. the witness saw the dust and lying in the road after the bus passed the island. accident appears to have evolved a 38 al-gary limited bus.
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>>mark: a student who brought a gun to school has been charged with four felonies. the gun went off last week in class. the teacher described hearing a loud noise that she thought was a firecracker. the student pleaded with the teacher not to call anyone, no one was injured but the bullet did ricochet off of a partition in the classroom and came close to hitting another student in the leg. we're watching bay area weather, a fair amount of clouds in the north bay, a slight chance of a struggle or showers later today. clouds and rain for the first half of saturday. here is a live look from the san mateo bridge on this thursday morning. cloud cover, but it is slowly starting to break up. we will be right back into minutes as the kron4 news continues. we will have the latest on
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weather and traffic after the break.
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>>mark: the search continues for missing 15 year-old the sierra lamar. the man suspected of killing five people inside this san francisco home will be arraigned on murder charges today. he was supposed to be arraigned yesterday but it was delayed because his brother may be a witness. he was arrested on sunday for the murders that occurred on friday. fares this surveillance video showing george zimmerman, the man who shot and killed treyvon martin. if the video is of him arriving at the police station from when the shooting happened. he is in handcuffs and being
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led away by police. here's a quick look at weather and traffic. >>erica: months we are still dealing with fog around the bay area. in the north bay, mostly along the coastline, judging from the mt. tam cam, you can see that. as we head into the day the fog will burn off. a mix of sun and clouds with temperatures that will range from mild-warm. upper 60s for the inland and south bay spots. into the afternoon, the clouds will roll through in the blanket the area bringing temperatures back down into the 50s. coming up in my next report i will show you the 7 day around the forecast and show you when we can expect wet weather around the bay area and when we will see partly cloudy conditions. it is time for a check on the morning commute george. >>george: a quick look at your ride on the upper deck of the bay bridge, the westbound commute is still pretty good.
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drive times have been running at about 16 minutes. we are starting to see a bit of an improvement. on the san mateo bridge, the right has been problem free all morning long. the same is true for the golden gate and the 101 commute southbound, the good news is we have not tracked and the hot spots this morning. we are getting word that there may be delays on the muni metro line, were an accident near san francisco state. a substitution of the shuttle buses could account for delays this morning. we will have more details coming up in our next report. >>mark: the search is underway again in morgan hill tried to look for clues in the disappearance of sierra lamar. investigators believe she was kidnapped. yesterday, the santa clara county sheriff's department said died teams into nearby waterways that did not find anything. investigators say they did
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not have a specific reason to search this area, they just wanted to make sure they check to the waterways as a part of their case. she vanished two weeks ago tomorrow. will tran has been following the story from the beginning and joins us now. >>will: two teams have already left the area and more teams will be leading once they get lead statistics on what to do and what not to do. we are off to a very quick start. the line is already out the door. there should be an improvement because the weather is better than it was yesterday. they will continue searching until 5:00 p.m.. for many people, this is their first time. something compelled you to be here, what is that?
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>> i felt like it was happening to me, it felt very personal. as a mother, you would want everyone helping you. >>will: this has really galvanized morgan hill. i have seen people with tears. >> i do not live in morgan hill anymore but i am from here and i truly felt like i needed to do something. i needed to do something to know that i made a difference someway, somehow. >>will: why did you feel compelled to be here? >> we have befallen her on facebook. we are students in the area. we really felt like we wanted to come out here and do our part.
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>>will: the fbi is doing their part and conducting polygraph tests on family members and friends. they are also continuing to interview not criminals that live near sears home. >>mark: this seems very reminiscent of the outpour that we saw during the search for michelle le. are there differences? >> i think there is a big difference. even marc klaas was surprised by the six other people that showed up on tuesday. even more than with the case of michelle.
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you can see here, this is mostly bay. terrific. fathers, mothers and grandfathers. the age disparity is much different than in the case with michelle. unfortunately in michele's case, it ended tragically. >>mark: will volunteers be gathering every morning? >>will: every morning, as early as 6:45 a.m. or 7:00 a.m., they will send out the last team at 3:00 p.m. and shutdown at 5:00 p.m.. >>mark: here is video of the
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man arrested on a sunday for the murder of five people on friday inside of and in oklahoma. they believe that he knew the victims and officials have said the crime scene was sold dictum that it took days to identify the victims. police first thought that this was a murder-suicide. there's also were that some of the responding officers are now seeking counseling because the murder scene was a gruesome. our cameras caught exclusive video of investigators gathering evidence outside of the crime scene again yesterday. several residents were put into evidence bags including cigarettes. >>justine: the president says americans fortes twice, once at the gas pumps and by the oil companies. here is video from about 20 minutes ago, the president put pressure on congress to end $4 billion in tax
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breaks that he says oil companies are pulling record profits and that money could be used on alternate energy. republicans are saying that cutting the tax breaks would lead to higher fuel prices. >>mark: do this morning, the american civil liberties union says the aclu obtained records of the fbi and they say that the f.b.i. collected intelligence on religious activities that are protected by the constitution. under the u.s. privacy act, the fbi is prohibited from obtaining records on how people practice their religion. the aclu lawyers say the documents as a violation. the fbi says their findings were appropriate. >>mark: here is a live look outside and conditions around the bay. we are waiting for the cloud
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cover to break up. we will be right back after the break.
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>>mark: house republicans are ready to approve a 3.25 trillion dollar budget. it does not raise taxes on the ridge. the blueprint was put together by the house committee chairman. the budget is expected to pass the house today along party lines, but this is a mostly symbolic vote as the bill has virtually no chance of passing in the democratically controlled senate. >>mark: debris from a plant north career rocket launched could cause casualties. if it is intended to land somewhere near the
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philippines or indonesia. the government is condemning the launch, the government is calling it a satellite launch. it's widely believed to be testing of a long-range missile. the u.s. is now cancelling food shipments to north korea as a result of the planned rocket launch. we will be right back as the kron4 news continues. we're waiting for the son to come out around the bay area. we will be right back. of
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>>mark: we are checking in with john collins at kirkwood. >> did morning. fallfish thousand tiny dell was right. frankfurt it is going to be beautiful day. 44 in. of new snow, of 14 in. in the last 24 hours. this is going to be a magnet is a date. it is unbelievable. the roads are open and clear. it is definitely going to be a great weekend. for spring break, starting today in the registration for the masters of the
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mountain snow boarding of them. next week, the subaru skating championship. >> now at the time to get up to topple. --tahoe. >>mark: let's get the latest on our forecast. >>erica: we are seeing a lot of cloud cover around the bay area and fog in the north bay. as we head into the afternoon, a mix of snow and clouds serious pests tomorrow is expected to be the warmest day of the week. into the weekend, the potential for wet weather. here is a look at current conditions. downtown san francisco coming in at 53.
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into the 9:00 hour, the light blue indicates low 50s. as we push into the early afternoon, check out the lunchtime. mostly low sixties around the bay. where we do see yellow, we could reach low 70's. pleasant conditions expected for this afternoon. foggy right now, but a lot of sunshine into the next couple of hours. as he pushed inward and to the south, we start to become warmer conditions.
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65 expected for santa rosa, 63 and san rafael. here is in love at your 7 day around the bay forecast. -- here is a look at your 7 their run a bit forecast. saturday, we have the potential for more rain. partly cloudy skies as we head into the next work week. temperatures will stay in the '60s, cooler than the seasonal average. let's get a look at weather and traffic. >>george: at least you can say you had a good ride to work. light conditions around the bay area, we have not tracked any hot spot so far this morning. here is a look at current conditions. there is still a backup on a
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toll plaza westbound. asked the right on the san mateo bridge does not require any metering lights. on the golden gate we have had no problems here across the span. we are past the peak in marin county. here is a look at the right on 80 westbound, 680 southbound 24, still some pockets of slow in global looking pretty well. the south bay freeways are much better than normal especially for 101 into edie where you have typically slow traffic between cupertino and mountain view. speeds have dropped below 25 on 101 southbound. the drive times are 40-41 minutes from nevada to the golden gate. locusts -- no bottle to
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the golden gate. >>mark: joseph naso had been represented himself. yesterday he showed up with a new advisory council. the advisory council may not speak as the aftermath trial. the trial date has not been set. he is accused of killing four women of from the 1970's-1990's. all four women were found strangled. if convicted, he could face the death penalty curium >>mark: does because you have a prescription for medical marijuana does not mean you can smoke everywhere. stanley roberts has more on people behaving badly. >>stanley: and the expected to see so many sick people while visiting a bart station. in this case it is in el cerrito.
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>> these are for later on, right now i need something somebody does not heard. >>stanley: it seemed like a pygmy up for more than one person because the entire area smelled like week. >> it is the first time i ever came out and the smell was going through the entire thing. it's everyone was looking back while i was walking and i said, yes, that is per paul. >>stanley: what is per paul? >> isn't in the cup. >> the cadillac purple is nice. >>stanley: did he just say cadillac? never mind. he is not the only ones of medicating in public at this station. >> i do not have a good zigzag. i put this in my wallet for a rainy day. i really needed it today. i looked in my wallet and founded. >>stanley: there appears to be some misinformation
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about medical marijuana. >> i have seen people smoke everywhere. people are more open-minded around here. >>stanley: here are the facts, having a medical marijuana car doesn't give you the right to smoke weed in public. that is still against the law. it does allow you to use it at home. this rule applies to most of the bay area in the yes, even in el cerrito. stanley roberts, kron 4 news. >>mark: if you have a comment or story idea for >>stanley: , e-mail him directly. we will take a quick break as the kron4 news is with you until 10:00 a.m.. we have clouds over the bay this morning, we are waiting for them to break up and we are expecting more sunshine.
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>>mark: we are keeping our eyes on wall street. we're looking at our third day of losses. the dow down 70 points, we're getting closer to the 13,000 mark. we are watching three bay area public's -- three bay area companies that went public. >>mark: of we are watching temperatures, they will get warmer into tomorrow with an increase in sunshine. it looks like rain friday night into early saturday. showers through the weekend. we will be back in two minutes on the kron4 news. a live look at the golden
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gate. traffic is moving smoothly. it
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>>mark: and thank you for joining us, the big stories we are following, divers have been brought in in the search for sierra lamar. >> the man suspected of murdering five people in this san francisco home at his arraignment pushed back. we will tell you what happens in court yesterday and more on the arraignment today. new video of the man accused of shooting an unarmed flirted teenager. there he is on the night of the shooting. we will bring you the latest on the case making national headlines. here is a quick look at bay area weather and traffic. >>erica: we are anticipating pleasant conditions into the afternoon. right now, we do have fog to contend with, especially in
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the north bay. the fog will burn off and we will see a mix of sun and clouds. temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70's. as we head into the evening, the clouds will make a comeback. future cast 4 critics by 12:00 p.m. we could see mostly sixties around the bay. we will continue to gain a couple of degrees as a cushion to the afternoon. the yellow does indicate some spots that could very well reach 70 degrees. i will show exactly where temperatures will go a neighborhood by neighborhood and show you the timeline of the next sound system coming up in my next report. >>george: we had been enjoying really good conditions in marin county on 101 southbound, that could change with an accident reported on lucas valley road in the left-hand lane. also partially against the center divider. and it is reported that the doors of the vehicle are jammed shut in and someone inside could be injured. we may see a back of
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beginning to grow on 101 southbound through northern iran. currently, the drive time is 31 minutes southbound to. this could turn into a late hot spot. again today we are starting to see light traffic earlier than usual. the drive time of the macarthur maze now is just 11 minutes. that is only two minutes above the nine commute drive time. there is no backup for the westbound bay bridge. >>mark: investigators believe sierra lamar was kidnapped two weeks ago. yesterday dived teams were sent to nearby waterways to look for clues but did not find anything. house investigators said they did not have a specific reason to search those areas the wanted to make sure the waterways were checked. the high-school sophomore
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vanished on march 16th. search crews associated with the klass kids foundation will be backed out in morgan hill searching today. will tran has been following the latest. >>will: we are off to a fast start. we should easily see the 200 people like we saw yesterday. the enthusiasm has kicked up a notch. the weather is even better than it was yesterday when it was raining. marc klaas is here with us from klass kids foundation, what are your thoughts? >> yesterday there are 280 people dispatched. we had 200 new check in yesterday. we have been living teams out since about 7:30 a.m.. we will have exceeded well over 1000 people before we are done today.
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that will enable us to extend the radius that we anticipated. this is the most outstanding response to an objection that i have seen probably since the 19 years ago. >>will: there are a lot of items out there, has there been anything that has been turned over to investigators? >> we are asking our researchers to look for anything that would be appropriate for a 15 year old girl, particularly a slight 15 year-old carol regarding clothing. when you covered this much ground, you will find things. they're doing exactly as they are told, contacting law enforcement so that they can assess the scene. >>will: this is the first time i have seen you since the investigators have reclassified this case to a kidnapping. does it matter? >> i think that it brings in more law enforcement resources. as far as we are concerned we are doing what we are supposed to. we're searching into taking the responsibility for all of the shoulders of law
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enforcement. >>will: i would be remiss if i did not ask, the fbi is doing polygraph tests on many people including family members. what do you think about that? >> it is a great investigative tool. they did a polygraph on me and when i was then they said, let's go out and find your daughter. you have to start with family and then work your way out. the vast majority of child does appearances, there is a family member involved. then, you look at a queens is and peripheral contacts and registered sex offenders and then finally, the most daunting scenario which would be the stranger scenario. if you have to eliminate the various possibilities until you can focus in on what actually did happen. that is where resolution comes in. >>will: will leave you with this shot, people are
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heading out right now with so much enthusiasm. it will continue searching until 5:00 p.m. and then, do it all over again. >>justine: and about 15 minutes, a flight will arrive at sfo from philadelphia where a man tried to board the plane with fireworks in his carry- on bag. that 29 year-old is from pennsylvania and now faces federal charges. we started covering this story during a 4:05 a.m. newscast. the man was headed for san francisco international on a united flight that was set to arrive at 928 and carry the man was stopped at a security checkpoint in he told investigators he had a professional interest in explosives and forgot there were in his backpack. there were no flights delayed. >>mark: the man suspected of killing five people in a san francisco home will be
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arraigned today. he is facing five murder charges with special circumstances which means he could face the death penalty if convicted. the was arrested on sunday after the bodies were found in a home in the eagles' light district. they say the crime scene was so gruesome and complex that it took days to identify the victims and the suspect's. some officers are reportedly seeking counseling because the crime scene was so gruesome. >>mark: our cameras cut exclusive video of police gathering evidence near the crime scene yesterday. several items were put into evidence bags including boxes of cigarettes. we will be right back as the kron4 news continues. here is a live look outside of mt. tam.
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>>mark: there is news surveillance video showing a man who shot and killed treyvon martin. there is video of george zimmerman after the shooting, being taken into police custody with handcuffs. it shows the neighborhood watch volunteer as he exits the patrol car. what it does not show is was a man's lawyer said, his broken nose that he says he suffered in an altercation with treyvon martin. there does not appear to be any signs of that in this video. although a detective does examine the back of his head. zimmerman says he was injured when he fell to the ground, saying that he was attacked by treyvon martin. the father of zimmerman says
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it was treyvon martin that was attacking george zimmerman. spike lee is apologizing to a florida couple with the same last name. the couple says they were forced to leave their home after spike lee sent a tweet of their message, thinking it was the address of george zimmerman. the couple is in their seventies and they have a son named william george zimmerman, no relation to the shooter. spike lee later deleted, i deeply apologize for tweaking be addressed. please leave the family in peace. >>justine: we are now hearing from david and elaine mclean. they do not want anyone else to experience what they have. listed in. >> we definitely accepted the apology. we just do not want this to happen to anyone else. the social media has no accountability to anyone. you compare anything on there and they do not care. they do not care how it affects other people's
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lives. >>justine: the family has now moved into the hotel room to get away from reporters and he mill that is a thriving. your watching the kron4 news, we will take a break in to be right back. than
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>>mark: never won a talking about the mega millions lottery, it is up to the half billion dollars. jackie sissel has more news on the friday drying. >>jackie: this is unbelievable. in the last hour or so it has gone up $40 million. 500 million. this is the largest jackpot ever according to the state. the drawing will be on friday, but there is already lotto fever. i spoke with one man this morning about 50 tickets. he says he does not buy unless it gets over 200 million.
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we have been talking with people all morning long. >> i wait until the jackpot is larger. the odds are still bad anyway you go, i would rather wait until it is big enough to be worth it. >>jackie: anything under 500 million is not worth it? >> the odds are so bad, if it is under 70 million, it is not worth it. >>jackie: how many tickets to divide? >> this time i bought 50 tickets. >>jackie: the drawing does not happen until tomorrow, but this retailer says they expect to see huge numbers tomorrow and through the rest of today. a half billion dollars. it has been busy all morning long. we are still 24 hours away from the drying. >>mark: will all be suffering from post drawn depression on saturday when we did not win.
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the odds are one and 176 million. go to our facebook fan page and to join in on that discussion. on to the weather. let's find out what is in store as a move towards the weekend. >>erica: i will not bet on the lottery this time, but i will bet on sunshine as we head into the afternoon. right now, we are seeing widespread cloud cover. as we push into the afternoon, we will start to see some changes. looking at the numbers for you, you will see we have gained a couple of degrees. we are already seeing a warming trend. 54 in richmond, 53 in san francisco, upper '40's in a santa rosa and san rafael. low 50s a long the delta. taking the numbers into the afternoon, here is how highs are shaping up. it will finally feel like spring, a mix of sun and clouds. the more in linden you go, you will see temperatures flirted with 70 degrees.
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here is a look at today's highs. more cloud cover and lower temperatures on the coastline. as we check out the satellite and radar, we do have a storm system situated over parts of northern california. along with the rain it is for the moderate-heavy at times. i think that this will skirt to the bay area, i do not think we will see any of this, at the first -- at the most maybe few sprinkles and portions of sonoma county. other than that, dry conditions. maybe a little bit of cloud cover but it is not until 11:00 p.m. on friday evening that we start to see some of the wet weather and full trade the north bay. like green in nature indicating a light rainfall. chances north of the golden gate until we have into the early morning hours on saturday. it looks like it will become more widespread while most
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of us are sleeping. as we push into the early morning hours, 6 a.m. on saturday, we could see some patchy light rained through fairfield, concord, oakland and portions of the coastline and in north bay. your 7 day around the forecast shows we do have plenty of sunshine on tap for the next couple of days. temperatures concede the '70s as we head into tomorrow. we will wake up to rain on saturday, that will progress for about half of the day. after that, in little more son and dry conditions into the next work week. >>george: we are addressing our first hot spot. 101 southbound in marin county, we had an accident southbound at lucas valley road. it is backing up traffic towards highway 37. at last check, the drive time was at 31 minutes. it is now at 37 minutes in
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the southbound direction. lee delays for 101 coming through marin county for the southbound right. south of that, you'll find it is an easy trip down the bridge with no other problems on the rest of your drive. great conditions for the bay bridge westbound. the backup is now almost completely gone for the bay bridge right. the drive time is between 9- 11 minutes. your ride on the san mateo bridge is still a good one with no problems eastbound or westbound. the golden gate bridge right, have you get to the slow traffic in the northern marin, you have an easy trip across the stand as he had southbound from the waldegrave. >>mark: transportation officials have approved a $1.5 million deal to electrify caltrain lines. the allies will eventually be shared with california bullet trains. they unanimously voted for the two track sharing system but there are
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concerns of using two tracks instead of four will mean slower travel times and fewer trains. in decision 2012 news, rick santorum is coming to the bay area today, he will be at the jelly belly factory in fairfield. he will hold a rally at 4:00 a.m. and plans to discuss health care reform. the rally will be free and open to the public and followed by a private fund- raising reception. tickets for that start at 1000. later in the evening he will hold a private fund-raiser at a residence. mitt romney is now taking up another endorsement. rubio says it is increasingly clear that romney will become the nominee and it is time for the republican party to come together. rubio has been floated as a possible vice presidential nominee the rubio says he is not interested in the role.
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there is a new poll that shows the president holds a lead, if the election was held today, 54 percent of the voters would vote against the present as opposed to mitt romney. in a santorum and a obama matchup the president would receive 55 percent of the vote compared to 42 for santa ana. a quick break as we take a live look on wall street. another day of losses on the dow. a big star to the week on monday with the dell well up. right now the dow is down 71.
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>>mark: a mass of wild fire in colorado, officials are now saying the fire was started by a controlled
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burn. we also have a dramatic video edges of dangers the wildfire is. this family had young children inside trying to escape, you can hear the panic in their voices as ec the embers flying. two people have died in this fire so far, one woman is a missing. over two dozen homes have been destroyed. 900 homes evacuated. officials yesterday apologized for the controlled burns furiously for in the news around the bay, san francisco police are trying to figure out whether a muni bus was directly involved in an accident that seriously injured a woman. police say she was found injured in the street, witnesses told police the bus was traveling south on beale street. there was a woman standing on the island sanded a pedestrian was lying in the road after the bus passed by. the accident appears to have
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involved a geary bus. a student who allegedly brought a gun to school has been charged with four felonies. the gun went off in the classroom last friday. the teacher heard what she thought was a firecracker. the student pleaded with the teacher not to call anyone to report the noise. no one was injured but the bullet did ricochet off of a partition and came close to hitting another student in the leg. a quick break at the kron4 news, a live look outside as we're watching conditions in san francisco and the western span of the bay bridge. in a little bit of sun trying to break through. we'll be right back.
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the fear of the >> of first '60s and the low 60s along the coastline. i will show you the next potential for wet weather coming up in my next report. >>mark: let's check in in morgan hill to find out the latest in the search efforts to find 15 year old sierra lamar. investigators believe she was kidnapped. the sheriff's department has been surging in nearby waterways defied any clues that they have not been able to find anything in the area. they are double checking everything in the case as she vanished almost two weeks ago.
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will tran and has been following this story from the very beginning it throughout the morning. your watching the volunteers gather once again. >>will: a huge turnout. we are 90 minutes into today's search. already close to three tatar people have shown up. this is the table where people are coming back to. this is for repeat searchers. we have spoken to 100 of them just this morning. 200 brand new volunteers have shown up. many people are here and want to continue searching for her all the lives of 5:00 p.m. through sunday. there seems to be some renewed enthusiasm now that they have turned this into a kidnapping case and not a missing persons case. that is implying that she is still alive out there. we spoke with marc klaas earlier and he believes that
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this could end up being one of the biggest surges his foundation has ever run. he is a very pleased about all of this. the latest on the investigation is the fbi is doing polygraph tests on family and friends to make sure fact that is cross off of their list. there also continuing with interviews with known criminals in the area. if you'd like to come down, please do. the last team will be sent out at 2:00 in the afternoon. by the time this is all sorts over they will have surged a 20 mi. radius from the home of sierra. >>justine: the president is saying that americans are getting gained twice, here are some of the remarks that the president made his moments ago. >> these companies cannot stand on their own. last year, the three
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biggest u.s. oil companies to come $80 billion in profits. exxon profited nearly 4.7 million every hour. when the price of oil goes up, prices at the of those of the of these companies' profit. >> in response republicans are arguing that tax breaks would lead to higher oil prices. >>mark: at the american civil liberties union says that the fbi spied on muslim citizens. according to records obtained the bureau used a moslem our rich program to collect intelligence on religious activities that are protected by the constitution. under the u.s. privacy act they are generally prohibited from obtaining records of how people practice their religion unless there is a clear thick carpet spurious for
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the fbi says their activities were a poor fit. a senior u.s. military official is warning that debris could cause casualties from a north korean rocket launch. it is intended to land somewhere close to the philippines or indonesia. nor affiliated calling it a satellite launch. they believe it is actually a test of the long-range missile which violates the u.s. banned. the u.s. is now cancelling food shipments to north korea as a result. fear is a live look outside from the golden gate. we're watching a hot spot in very slow traffic on 101 and for southbound. of
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the big drying is tomorrow. jackie sissel is live in emeryville with more. last time we checked with you, we saw a pop. >>jackie: 540 billion. it is so large, it is now the largest jackpot ever in the united states, in the world. you can see people are continuing to come into the store to buy lottery tickets. one man i spoke to this morning purchased 50. most people coming in are buying tickets this morning. the odds against winning are 176 million-one but that is not stopping people. there are 42 states involved in this a lot of. no one has won since january. that is why the car continues to grow. the bigger the number, the
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more people will be buying. >>mark: if you have pictures of long lines the you encounter, you could share them there as well. we will be right back as the kron4 news continues. check out the sierra. gerge rask has an estate on our hot spot. >>george: lanes have cleared on the 101 southbound but the damage was done late in the commute. 101 is still jammed from highway 37 down to essentials nfl. the accident at lucas valley is gone. the drive time is now 39 minister of marin county. a complete traffic check on
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at angeles it is ill at as the president is held in a quadruple murder case said yesterday he showed up in marin county superior court with a news advisory council. the advisory council may not speak on his behalf during the trial. the trial date is set for the seventh. he is accused of killing four women from the '70s- nineties. all four women were found strangled in a rural areas. if convicted -- is convicted he faces the death penalty. a suspected gang member accused of killing a father and his two sons in san francisco in 2008 as they were returning from a family trip. prosecutors say it was a case of mistaken identity. he thought the car he was
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shooting a belong to rival gang members. his attorney says his client did not shoot anyone and that the person who committed the murders was a passenger in a vehicle. supporters of the new apple ipad are reporting issues with the battery into the way it charges. gabe slate shares with us how apple is responding to these concerns. >>gabe: a strange anomaly with the new ipad and howitzer this this disease is one of the firm says charles this actually fall leaf -- when the ipod shows 100 percent charge, it is actually not 100 per cent charge. ipad owners to to the web to complain about the possible defect. people want to know if it should be unplugged when it says 100 percent or wait for
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an hour after that when it reaches the actual 100 percent. tenders and battery life does not seem like much but with the new high-resolution screen in 4g, it is a battery drain and users need every last bit. apple has responded and says there is no need for alarm. the battery functions as it sheds and they do receive 10 hours of life i. all devices have the same charge in behavior and always have, it is only now that someone discovered it. they say all of their devices say they are charged at a hundred percent before actually reaching that. apple designed the device is to do this to protect the battery when they are left on a charger for a long period of time. >>mark: we are keeping our eyes on gas prices. they are up a bid for 20 straight days. the national average is at $3.92.
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$4.32 on average in california. this in oakland its at $4.30. >>mark: we will take a quick break as the kron4 news continues.
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>>george: welcome back. we have continued and a rapid improvement of ride on 101 through marin county. the crash is gone and now rapidly disappearing is the slow traffic as a lot. >>mark: we have been watching bay area weather. we will see sunshine, especially in the east bay, south bay and north bay. there is even a slight chance of a few sprinkles, but mainly in northern sonoma counties. highs in the mid-upper 60s. for tomorrow, rain developing in the evening. it will be wet for the first half of saturday. third s mild weather with
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highs in the mid-upper 60s. there are no major storms and the horizon. more rain in the forecast, especially for the first half of saturday. baseball is under way in tokyo. santos -- the oakland a's beat the seattle mariners a 4-1 syri five. >>mark: our next newscast is coming up this afternoon at
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5:00 a.m., i will see tomorrow at 4:00 a.m.. dr. phil is coming up next.
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